Dr. Christopher Bichakjian received his medical degree from Radboud University in The Netherlands and served his internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He completed his dermatology residency with additional specialty residency training in melanoma at the University of Michigan in 2001. He completed additional advanced fellowship training in melanoma and cutaneous surgery (Mohs surgery) and oncology at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center. Following his departure from the University of Michigan to private practice in New York City, Dr. Bichakjian was recruited back to the U-M melanoma and cutaneous surgery and oncology faculty in 2004. Dr. Bichakjian has a special interest in Merkel cell carcinoma and serves as the director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Merkel Cell Carcinoma program.